This issue includes articles about card payments in the metaverse, payments initiated by facial biometrics and an Amex card tied to cryptocurrency rewards. They join articles about synthetic identity fraud, buy now, pay later and the first sub-Saharan Africa-based payment company to acquire a card processor in the US. These subjects join important articles in this issue about commercial cards and CNP fraud fighting. Each one indicates where the industry is going — as well as our commitment to keep you fully informed.
Europe’s Global Network Cards—Market Shares in 2021
Europe Global Network Cards—2021 with change vs. 2020
Market Shares of Purchase Transactions 2001-2021
Commercial Bank Credit Cards in Canada—Visa and Mastercard
Commercial Bank Credit Cards in Canada—Cards by Product
Investments & Acquisitions—May 2022
Credit, debit and prepaid cards issued in Europe with Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club brands generated $4.217 trillion in purchase volume in 2021. On a local currency basis this was an increase of 22.1% over 2020.
$2.441 trillion, +16.2%
$1.684 trillion, +32.0%
$0.086 trillion, +18.2%
$0.005 trillion, +11.4%
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